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  1. As China is undergoing dramatic development, it is also experiencing major societal changes, including an emerging obesity epidemic, with the prevalence of overweight and obesity doubling in the past decade. H...

    Authors: Eric L Ding and Vasanti S Malik
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:4
  2. The global tobacco epidemic claims 5 million lives each year, facilitated by the ability of transnational tobacco companies to delay or thwart meaningful tobacco control worldwide. A series of cross-company to...

    Authors: Patricia A McDaniel, Gina Intinarelli and Ruth E Malone
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:2
  3. To assess whether a banking system crisis increases short-term population cardiovascular mortality rates.

    Authors: David Stuckler, Christopher M Meissner and Lawrence P King
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2008 4:1
  4. Following the demise of Jordan's King Hussein bin Talal to cancer in 1999, the country's Al-Amal Center was transformed from a poorly perceived and ineffectual cancer care institution into a Western-style comp...

    Authors: Jeffrey L Moe, Gregory Pappas and Andrew Murray
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2007 3:11
  5. This article centers around a proposal outlining how research universities could leverage their intellectual property to help close the access gap for health innovations in poor countries. A recent deal betwee...

    Authors: Samantha Chaifetz, Dave A Chokshi, Rahul Rajkumar, David Scales and Yochai Benkler
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2007 3:1
  6. The medical "brain drain" has been described as rich countries "looting" doctors and nurses from developing countries undermining their health systems and public health. However this "brain-drain" might also b...

    Authors: Richard Record and Abdu Mohiddin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:12
  7. Developed countries had high obesity rates before the problem was taken seriously and hence the genesis must be seen in retrospect. Developing countries offer a clear view of causal factors but also opportunit...

    Authors: Kelly D Brownell and Derek Yach
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:11
  8. Antimicrobial resistance is an under-appreciated threat to public health in nations around the globe. With globalization booming, it is important to understand international patterns of resistance. If countrie...

    Authors: Ruifang Zhang, Karen Eggleston, Vincent Rotimi and Richard J Zeckhauser
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:6
  9. In a "nutrition transition", the consumption of foods high in fats and sweeteners is increasing throughout the developing world. The transition, implicated in the rapid rise of obesity and diet-related chronic...

    Authors: Corinna Hawkes
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:4
  10. Rampant disease in poor countries impedes development and contributes to growing North-South disparities; however, leading international medical journals underreport on health research priorities for developin...

    Authors: Bernard Lown and Amitava Banerjee
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2006 2:3
  11. There are acute disparities in pharmaceutical access between developing and industrialized countries. Developing countries make up approximately 80% of the world's population but only represent approximately 2...

    Authors: JC Cohen, M Gyansa-Lutterodt, K Torpey, LC Esmail and G Kurokawa
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:17
  12. The health information needs of developing countries increasingly include population-based estimates determined by biological and physiological measures. Collection of data on these biomarkers requires careful...

    Authors: Gregory Pappas and Adnan A Hyder
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:16
  13. On 1 January 2005, a controversial trade agreement entered into force between Australia and the United States. Though heralded by the parties as facilitating the removal of barriers to free trade (in ways not ...

    Authors: Thomas Faunce, Evan Doran, David Henry, Peter Drahos, Andrew Searles, Brita Pekarsky and Warwick Neville
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:15
  14. This paper describes a conceptual framework for the health implications of globalisation. The framework is developed by first identifying the main determinants of population health and the main features of the...

    Authors: Maud MTE Huynen, Pim Martens and Henk BM Hilderink
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:14
  15. Globalisation affects all facets of human life, including health and well being. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has highlighted the global nature of human health and welfare and globalisation has given rise to a trend ...

    Authors: Hoosen M Coovadia and Jacqui Hadingham
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:13
  16. Health has gained importance on the global agenda. It has become recognized in forums where it was once not addressed. In this article three issues are considered: global health policy actors, global health pr...

    Authors: Eeva Ollila
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:6
  17. Reliable, comparable information about the main causes of disease and injury in populations, and how these are changing, is a critical input for debates about priorities in the health sector. Traditional sourc...

    Authors: Alan D Lopez
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:5
  18. Practices designed to meet the demands of global trade can amplify food safety problems. Ever-increasing pressure to churn out more product and better sides of beef has generated processes that compromise exis...

    Authors: Jill R Hodges and Ann Marie Kimball
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:4
  19. Modern global trading traffics large volumes of diverse products rapidly to a broad geographic area of the world. When emergent infections enter this system in traded products their transmission is amplified. ...

    Authors: Ann Marie Kimball, Yuzo Arima and Jill R Hodges
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:3
  20. This debut editorial of Globalization and Health introduces the journal, briefly delineating its goals and objectives and outlines its scope of subject matter. 'Open Access' publishing is expected to become an in...

    Authors: Greg Martin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2005 1:1

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